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Environmental Protection Specialist Salary

Environmental Protection Specialists in the United States take home an average $66K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of Environmental Protection Specialists (63 percent) survey respondents are male. Most Environmental Protection Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$43,315 - $115,538
MEDIAN: $66,207

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$43,315 - $115,538  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$42,766 - $116,324  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Protection Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $51K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $59K. Environmental Protection Specialists bring in $76K after working for 10 to 20 years. Six-figure salaries aren't unusual for professionals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience; median compensation for this group sits in the range of $106K.

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Experience Affects Environmental Protection Specialist Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


37 %
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 15%